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Coffin lid


Lid of the inner coffin, of white-painted wood, of Amenhotepyin, son of Khaamun and Bakri: Ancient Egyptian, Upper Egypt, Thebes, 3rd Intermediate Period, late 25th Dynasty, c.680-650 BC

Museum reference

A.1869.33 C


World Culture

Object name

Coffin lid

Production information

Egypt, Northern Africa


3rd Intermediate Period
25th Dynasty

Style / Culture

Ancient Egyptian

Physical description

Wood, white-painted

Collection place(s)

Thebes, Upper Egypt, Egypt, Northern Africa


Previous owner: Amenhotepiin


  • Ancient Egypt Rediscovered (08 Feb 2019)
    National Museum of Scotland

  • Egyptian Gallery, 2003 - 2008 (2003 - 2008)
    Royal Scottish Museum

  • Ancient Egypt (29 Jul 2011)
    National Museum of Scotland


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NAIL, N.H. 2000 'The Coffins and Mummies Presented to Edward Prince of Wales during his 1869 Egyptian Tour Revisited' Discussions in Egyptology, Oxford, 48, pp. 67-79

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Manley, B and Dodson, A., (2010) Life Everlasting. National Museums Scotland Collection of Ancient Egyptian Coffins (Edinburgh: NMS Enterprises Ltd.), Cat. 28, pp.85-87

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